Jobs at Honeypot

Current Vacancies:

 

Trusts and Grants Manager

£31,000-38,000 per annum, London with occasional national travel, 35 hours per week.

The Honeypot Children’s Charity offers both respite breaks and outreach support to young carers and vulnerable children aged 5-12, many of whom would otherwise have nowhere to turn. At our two beautiful residential sites, children are able to choose from a range of ways to spend their break; swimming in our pool, playing on our adventure playground, riding bikes, visiting pets corner or baking special treats are just some of the ways in which these children are able to play, have fun, and make happy memories which they can cherish for years to come.

We are now expanding our fundraising team to help meet our ambition of providing support to more young carers, and we are recruiting for a Trusts and Grants Manager.

  • Your role will be to research, identify and apply to trusts and foundations, with a focus on growing the charity’s large trusts programme by preparing inspiring and original applications for funding that will ensure our organisation stands out when being assessed.
  •  You will need to develop systems to ensure a high quality of service to our trust supporters, whilst also carrying out research to grow the programme.
  • You will also be managing a small team and working closely with our children’s services teams to develop high quality proposals to secure grant funding.
  • You will have a successful track record of securing grants from charitable trusts and foundations, or similar experience of commercial or public sector bid writing, attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills and, above all, be a strong, positive team player committed to the aims of The Honeypot Children’s Charity.

Please click here for a downloadable Job Description.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. To apply please send a CV and covering letter that demonstrates how you meet the criteria laid out in the person specification to Peter@honeypot.org.uk

Closing date Sunday 21st January.


Children’s Services Co-ordinator (3 month contract)

£8.50 per hour, 20 hours per week (flexible), New Forest Hampshire

The Honeypot Children’s Charity offers both respite breaks and outreach support to young carers and vulnerable children aged 5-12, many of whom would otherwise have nowhere to turn.

At our two beautiful residential sites, children are able to choose from a range of ways to spend their break; swimming in our pool, playing on our adventure playground, riding bikes, visiting pets corner or baking special treats are just some of the ways in which these children are able to play, have fun, and make happy memories which they can cherish for years to come.

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Children’s Services Co-ordinator for a 3 month contract.

This is an exciting new opportunity for a highly organised, motivated  and proactive individual to join the dedicated, passionate team at our beautiful Hampshire site.

The role will include liaising with referrers and with the families of young carers, organising staff rotas, planning travel for the minibus that collects then for their respite breaks and entering information on our database.

We are looking for someone with strong IT skills, and some experience in an administration or customer service role. Most importantly you will have the flexible approach and a can-do attitude needed to work as part of our small team. You are likely to need a car, as we are based in a rural location within the New Forest.

The role is for 20 hours per week, with some flexibility over days and hours worked, although the post-holder will be required to work on Friday afternoons.

To apply, please send us your CV with a brief covering letter telling us why you are interested in the role to info@honeypot.org.uk

 


TEAM LEADER (CHILDREN’S RESPITE BREAKS) 

£10.50 per hour, Dolfor, Mid Wales

The Honeypot Children’s Charity is looking for a Team Leader to support disadvantaged children between the ages of 5 and 12 on overnight respite holiday breaks and outreach Playbus sessions near Newtown, mid-Wales.

We’re looking for someone who’s positive and passionate about supporting young carers and vulnerable children, who can provide guidance and set standards for a friendly team of residential playworkers, and is ready to adapt to any challenge. Creativity is good, enthusiasm is a must – you’ll be organising fun activities for children and engaging with them to boost their self-confidence.

The role will be chiefly based at our respite home, Honeypot Pen-y-Bryn, situated in the beautiful countryside near Newtown, mid-Wales. It’ll be here you’ll provide a variety of individual and group activities for children in safe, nurturing environments, with full access to the facilities available, including trampolines, the Galleon adventure playground, and the arts and crafts studio.

You must have experience of working with children in a group environment, a childcare, education or social work qualification and knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding. This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

We are recruiting this role on a bank staff basis, although there may be an opportunity for permanent contracts later in the year. Hours will mainly be worked on weekends and school holidays, so this role could fit around existing commitments. For the Job Description, please click here.

You can apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to info@honeypot.org.uk.

Closing date Friday 2nd February

Apply now for the opportunity to make a difference to children who need it, and leave them with memories to cherish for years to come.